A Chorus Line

Name: Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater
Address: 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003
Production Details
Number of performances: 101
First performance date: April 15, 1975
Opening date: May 21, 1975
Closing date: July 13, 1975


1976 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

1975 Drama Critics' Circle Award
Best Musical, Marvin Hamlisch, Edward Kleban, James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante

1975 Henry Hewes Design Award
Scenic Design, Robin Wagner

1976 Obie Award
1. Performance, Priscilla Lopez
2. Performance Sammy Williams
3. Special Citation [the creators]
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
New York Shakespeare Festival Producer
Joseph Papp Producer
Nicholas Dante Book
James Kirkwood Book
Edward Kleban Lyricist
Marvin Hamlisch Composer
Michael Bennett Conceiver
Michael Bennett Director
Michael Bennett Choreographer
Bob Avian Co-Choreographer
Robin Wagner Set Designer
Theoni V. Aldredge Costume Designer
Tharon Musser Lighting Designer
Abe Jacob Sound Designer
Bill Byers Orchestrations
Hershey Kay Orchestrations
Jonathan Tunick Orchestrations

Actor Role
Scott Allen Swing
Renee Baughman Kristine Urich
Kelly Bishop Sheila Bryant
Pamela Blair Valerie Clark
Wayne Cilento Mike Costa
Chuck Cissel Swing
Kay Cole Maggie Winslow
Ronald Dennis Richie Walters
Donna Drake Swing
Brandt Edwards Swing
Patricia Garland Judy Turner
Carolyn Kirsch Swing
Ron Kuhlman Don Kerr
Nancy Lane Bebe Benzenheimer
Baayork Lee Connie Wong
Priscilla Lopez Diana Morales
Robert LuPone Zach
Cameron Mason Mark Anthony
Donna McKechnie Cassie Ferguson
John Mineo Swing
Don Percassi Alan DeLuca
Carole Schweid Swing
Michael Serrecchia Swing
Michel Stuart Gregory Gardner
Thommie Walsh Bobby Mills III
Sammy Williams Paul San Marco
Clive Wilson Larry
Crissy Wilza Swing
Transferred to Broadway (Shubert Theatre) July 25, 1975, where it played 6,137 performances. It closed on Broadway April 28, 1990. For more information regarding the Broadway production, please visit the Internet Broadway Database.